For population 25 years and over in McGehee:
For population 15 years and over in McGehee city:
134 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $446 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (54.5 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (131.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (317.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Reed, AR (2.5 miles ), Tillar, AR (2.6 miles ), Dermott, AR (2.7 miles ), Arkansas City, AR (3.3 miles ), Winchester, AR (3.4 miles) , Jerome, AR (4.0 miles) , Dumas, AR (4.3 miles ), Watson, AR (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.39 W
Area code: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in McGehee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -458 (-9.1%).
Work and jobs in McGehee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in McGehee, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
McGehee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the McGehee city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.
On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:McGehee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from McGehee center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from McGehee center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Desha County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Caldwell Jones - Basketball player, Seth J. McKee - General, Charles Jones (basketball, born 1957) - Basketball player, Major Jones - Basketball player, Nancy A. Collins - (born 1959), writer.
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Local government website: www.cityofmcgehee.com
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Drinking water stations with addresses in McGehee and their reported violations in the past:DERMOTT WATERWORKS (Population served: 3455, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.1%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 52.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 83.3% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for McGehee city (based on Desha County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,630 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,831 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of McGehee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McGehee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McGehee, AR)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in McGehee)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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